Project Information

J.P. Torres Alternative School
Education, Health Services, Social Welfare
Art, Music, Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, Physical Science, Business, English, Math, Language Arts, Psychology , Chamorro
Outside of School
Project Ended
Carmen Garrido
Basic Information
  • Sanctuary, Inc.
    Carmen Garrido
    9, 10, 11, 12
    Suitable for Persons with Disabilities

  • Description

    Though the numbers have dropped slightly, obesity among Guam students still outweigh the national average.  To combat the obesity issue, GDOE encourages both students and employees to include exercise and physical activity in the daily habits.

    Career Pathway/Field


    1. Students will learn about the importance of exercise and physical activity for the benefit of their health.
    2. Students will develop awareness in ways to encourage to stay healthy.


    1. Students should be at Chamorro Village, locate Dr. Garrido for attendance before and after event.  No student will receive service learning by 5:30 a.m.
    2. Students to complete the PARC process.
    3. Students to wear appropriate atheletic clothing and footwear (NO spandex, short-shorts, jeans, street clothes).  Females must wear t-shirt over sport bra; males must wear t-shirt over shorts.


    Students are expected to behave in a responsible and safe manner and adhere to all safety regulations and listen and follow directions from adult supervisors.

    Issue Area

    Overweight and obesity for Guam children (headstart to 12th grade) remain higher than the national average.

    Agency Description

    Community-based organization

    Youth Shelter

    Point of Contact Informations

    Dr. Carmen Garrido, 488-6263,

    Comments about the Project Location

    Students to meet with Dr. Garrido in front of Chamorro Village parking lot across Skinner Plaza; off of Marine Corps Drive.